MUMBAI: NDTV, Coca-Cola and UN-Habitat will once again come together with campaign ambassador Sourav Ganguly to support the 6 hour telethon co-hosted by bollywood celebrity Ranveer Singh. It will be aired live across all channels on the NDTV Network on 29 November 2015.
A number of prominent personalities including chief ministers Anandiben Patel (Gujarat) and Harish Rawat, (Uttarakhand), bollywood actors Varun Dhawan, Parineeti Chopra, sports personalities Sunil Gavaskar, Sunil Chettri along with renowned industrialists Infosys founder NR Narayana Murthy, HSBC chairperson Naina Lal Kidwai, JPMorgan Chairperson Kalpana Morparia along with host NDTV’s Group CEO Vikram Chandra, will take centre-stage to reach out to millions of viewers to generate maximum funds for the cause.
Delighted with the tremendous response received for the initiative previously, Coca-Cola India and Southwest Asia President Venkatesh Kini said, “Support My School has grown from being an initiative to a campaign that has more than 100 partners in 23 states across India impacting nearly 200,000 children in 600 schools. By 2017 we wish to take this initiative to another level.”
Commenting on the campaign NDTV’s Group CEO Vikram Chandra added, “This multi partner campaign has seen tremendous response from across the country and is growing at a rate which will soon help us reach our next goal. We are hoping to see a bigger and better participation this year, which will result in reaching our goal faster.”